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to spend in terms of resources and manpower. the big question where is the line drawn here? this is a long protracted murder investigation. so the judge has said we will do a hearing here and we will parse this all out and figure out how much she is going to eventually have to pay back to the state of florida. >> maybe this is a little bit of an odd question because i think so many people are surprised whether the original verdict came down days ago. is this a surprise they are sending her back to jail for possibly another year? >> i don't think a big surprise. my thought they would go back a few weeks or a month maybe rather than getting out absolutely today. >> jack ford, thanks. good to see you. over to jeff glor at the news desk woot cheith another check r headlines. >>> overseas a frightening roof collapse at a soccer stadium. happened during renovation work at a stadium in the netherlands. one person was killed there and at least 13 others were hurt. you can see what happened. no match was being played at the stadium at the time of the collapse but we said renovation work was being d
it out of the first inning. the judge declared a mistrial today after federal prosecutors made a big error. they showed jurors evidence that had already been ruled off- limits. clemens, one of baseball's greatest pitchers, was charged with lying to congress when he testified that he never used steroids. the judge scheduled a september hearing to determine if clemens will face a new trial. imagine this: someone will buy your home when you can no longer afford it and sell it back to you at a price you can afford. that story is next. discover customersl are getting five percent cashback bonus at the pump... and at many of the places their summer plans take them. it pays to switch, it pays to discover. is non-stop to seattle? just carry new preparation h totables. discreet, little tubes packed with big relief. from the brand doctors recommend most by name. new preparation h totables. the anywhere preparation h. >> pelley: there were a million home foreclosures in the country last year, and there are expected to be a million this year. a lot of folks are desperate, so we asked anthony mas
has some asking if president obama could simply big foot congress and ordered the treasury to keep borrowing. the argument is based on a little known section in the 14th amendment stating the public debt of the united states shall not be questioned. >> if the congress refuses to act, the argument would run, the president of necessity must act in order to follow the command of the constitution. >> the idea highly -- highlights how desperate the debate has goten. >> that's crazy talk. it's not acceptable for congress and the president not to do their job and to say somehow the president has the authority to then basically do this by himself. >> as the clock ticks down with no sign of progress, americans like courtney hine ton who -- hinton who works hard and lives on a tight budget can only watch in disbelief. >> this bickering and waiting to the last minute, we're not benefitting from that. >> reporter: as washington returns from the holiday weekend, sources close to the negotiations say a deal has to be reached by july 22nd in order to get it through congress in time. witt johnson,
default. august 2 is the big day and president obama is urging compromise in congress. he spoke to the nation last night and he criticized the republicans. >> a significant number of republicans in congress are insisting on a different approach, a cuts only approach, an approach that doesn't ask the wealthiest americans or biggest corporations to contribute anything at all. >> but gop leaders say the president is the one who is refusing to budge. >> the president wanted a plank check six months ago. and he wants a blank check today. this is just not going to happen. >> republicans are pushing to raise the debt limit enough to last for the rest of the year and then a joint committee would tackle a second increase and more spending cuts but mr. obama says he will veto any plans to raise the debt ceiling if it comes in two waves. he supports a plan by majority leader harry reid to raise the limit to 2012. >>> breaking news out of morocco. a state news agency says a c- 130 plane has crashed in a mountainous area there. there are reports that 26 people have been killed, four injured.
this heat wave is hitting so many spots? >> we just have a really big area of high pressure. a big ridge as we call it, which keeps expanding across the united states. in fact, during the day today a huge chunk of the upper midwest is under excessive heat warnings for feels-like temperatures around 110 to 115 degrees. >> mitchell: let's look down the road. what can we expect? >> towards the end of the week, all the heat is moving eastern towards the eastern seaboard. cities like new york, philadelphia, and d.c. will have temperatures feeling up to 110. that's the end of the week. the good news is, we're going to finally break this heat wave across much of the nation in about seven to ten days from now, and that's great news for everyone. >> mitchell: yes, it is great news. jeff, thanks a lot. >> you're welcome. >> mitchell: there is more fallout this evening from the "news of the world" hacking scandal. today, two stunning developments: rebekah brooks, the former editor, was arrested, and the head of london's police force resigned. elizabeth palmer has the latest. >> reporter: she willin
to wonder, how big was that shark? >>> on the "cbs moneywatch" a restaurant bans kids and subscribers get negative over netflix. susan mcginnis is here. in new york with the latest on those stories. >> good morning betty. the financial markets it was an up day for asian markets. tokyo's hang seng was up a fraction and hong kong's hang vention do seng down a frangs. wall street will also be hearing from fed chairman ben bernanke. we will he'll give an update. stocks finished lower on tuesday, more worries on stocks. concerns about stocks pushed gold to a new record high. the price jumped $13 to nearly $1,562 an ounce on tuesday, the precious metal up nearly 10% this year and on track for its 11th straight annual increase. silver is up 15% this year. >>> netflix is raising prices and subscribers are not happy. gone is the $10 a month plan that lets customers rent a movie one at a time and stream unlimited movies over the internet. customers have to pay 60% more, nearly $16 a month for the new plan, that one combines the $8 a month streaming only service with this new $8 monthly fee for dvd
smart to get in, you were smart. >> it has become a big business the last few years with the cost of coffee. cheers to your ice water there. >>> we want to update you, first, with the latest from washington on those debt talks. there are only five days left for congress to pass a budget cutting plan that will raise the government borrowing limit and avoid a possible default. this morning, the house is set to take a very important vote and much of america from main street to wall street will be watching. cbs news congressional correspondent nancy cordes is on capitol hill this morning. nancy, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, erica. that's right. the vote today is on speaker boehner's bill to raise the debt ceiling and it's important because it's one of the two bills out there that could possibly get us out of this mess. but at this hour, it's still very uncertain whether speaker boehner has the republican votes he needs to pass it. and so he became boehner the enforcer yesterday, holding several meetings with house republicans, tea party republicans, freshmen republi
to 19th avenue is completely shut down. maybe you can see cars going by okay so there are no big backups with this right now and you can continue using northbound 280 to head up into san francisco towards 101. it's that 19th avenue off-ramp that's flared off. it came in as a car versus pedestrian earlier. earlier a chp on scene told us this was a possible crime scene but right now it sounds like it was a pedestrian in the road and that's what happened. that's what caused this fatal accident. they gave us an initial opening time of 5 a.m. for when they could hopefully get that off-ramp open but as you can see, it's still closed. i talk to a chp officer a short time ago and they hope to open it any minute. so hopefully this won't be a major impact or cause major problems for the morning commute. right now, as your alternate, use junipero serra avenue or san jose avenue off-ramps as your alternates to get from daly city into san francisco. a lot of slick surfaces as gianna has been mentioning this morning. it is very drizzly out this morning so be extra careful for your morning drive. again
. >> and i'm rebecca jarvis. erica hill is off this morning. big bumer for the u.s. women's team. they were expected to win the world cup on sunday. a nail biter right to the end. it touched off huge celebrations in japan, where they're still recovering from the disasters, the earthquake, tsunami from early this spring. we'll have more on the tough loss for the u.s. women and what lies ahead in just a bit. >> so close. >> so close. >>> let's begin with the latest on the british tabloid hacking scandal. on sunday, london's top cop quit over his department's connection to the accused hacker and executive for the london newspaper was arrested. elizabeth palmer is in london with more this morning. liz, good morning. >> reporter: morning, chris. when this whole affair exploded exactly two weeks ago today, nobody dreamed how many powerful, high profile people would be dragged in and down. rebecca brooks, the former murdoch editor and british ceo, has now been bailed after her arrest yesterday. she spent several hours answering questions at a police station. there are two criminal inquiries now ge
're not producing that much more as far as gdp output. so the big issue going forward facing the united states is not only that we're similar in terms of our numbers but the bigger issue is we're interconnected. united states is a much bigger player on the world stage than greece. >> mitchell: in the middle of this kay chaos how do you explain it. >> putting these issues on the back burner and inon said it focused on manufacturing, a huge driver of growth and this week we got some strong data on it. >> mitchell: rebecca jarvis. thanks very much. it's rough being a teenager looking for a job. the numbers show 24% of 16-19 year olds are unemployed. their main competition, older workers who at these times are after the same jobs. we take a look at what's happening to all those teens who want to find work. >> reporter: 17 year old alex rodriguez thrives on competition. but not the type he's seeing in the job market. >> it applies to every store. i've called them, i've had my mom call them. i've had my teachers here have been helping me. >> reporter: does it get disheartening to keep searching.
, but the weather nothing but superlatives for lawrence karnow on this 4th of july. >> yes. this always a big forecast because we're worried about the fog. last year we had the fog roll in and it really hugged the coastline. today i think again we'll start to see some fog showing up. beginning to see some of that right here and eventually some swings down along the coastline. patchy fog to the beaches later on today. it is still going to get hot in spots. temperatures very mild to begin with. 50s and 60s right now by the afternoon those temperatures headed near 100 degrees well inland. 97 in livermore. 94 concord. 70s and 80s in toward oakland and alameda. 90s in toward the san jose area and 60s towards the coastline. more on your weather in a few minutes. frank. >>> okay. i'll take it, lawrence, thanks. for a quick look at today's public transit of course not a lot out there but bart and muni running on a sunday schedule. extra muni services and bart for holidays celebrations. also extra trains for fireworks show in san francisco later tonight. 6:07 your time. three u.s. senators in afghanis
one last plea for a grand bargain. >> we have a unique opportunity to do something big. we have a chance to stabilize america's finances for a decade. >> reporter: if the republicans continue to refuse to compromise on taxes, the president said voters will remember in next year's elections. >> i think what the american people are paying attention to is who seems to be trying to get something done? and who seems to be just posturing and trying to score political points? >> reporter: the president said he's willing to put everything on the table, including democratic sacred cows like social security and medicare, even raising the possibility of higher medicare premiums for upper-income seniors. in return, he called on republicans to agree to tax hikes on corporations and wealthy americans as part of a deal to cut deficits by $4 trillion over the next decade. republican speaker john boehner says there is no chance of that. >> there can be no tax hikes because tax hikes destroy jobs. >> reporter: boehner blamed the president for the impasse. >> we ask the president to lead, we ask h
a six figure raise? >>> netflix tests its customers' loyalty. the new big fee you will have to pay for instant access. >> there may be restaurants that prefer to cater to such things. not here. >> no babies allowed! how one restaurant justifies banning your kids. school system's board approved a 12 percent fee hike. it >>> cal state students will pay more for tuition this year. the board approved a 12% fee hike this afternoon at a meeting. it takes effect this upcoming semester. csu says the higher tuition is necessary to make up for state budget cuts. but some students say the hikes make it impossible to afford an education. >> just two years ago, the fees were half as much as they are now. >> i think it's horrible because it's like we are trying to get an education and then all they are trying to do is make us pay more money. >> meanwhile today, governor jerry brown criticized the plan to increase the salary for san diego state's president by $100,000 when the school is asking students to pay more. incoming president elliot hirshman is set to
scheduled the next big meeting with congressional leaders for sunday, just three days from now, scott. >> pelley: nancy, even if a deal is reached, it would take a couple of weeks to get a bill through the legislative process. are they already getting close to missing this deadline? >> reporter: oh, they absolutely are, scott. and that's why i think the understanding here on capitol hill is that if they can't come up with a deal in the next week or so, they're going to have to start crafting a short-term measure to avert a debt crisis for a couple of days or weeks as they continue to negotiate. it's a tactic that they used a few months ago when they were trying to avoid a government shutdown. >> pelley: and, chip, at the white house, is the white house insisting on cuts in social security? >> reporter: no, they are not, scott? the white house says social security is on the table for discussion simply because everything has to be on the table for discussion, but they are not pushing hard for cuts in social security as part of this deal. >> pelley: thank you both very much. you know, th
's not as risky as an uncontrolled delivery and emergency surgery. so really, three big differences here when you compare it to a standard c-section. time. normally when we do a c-section we can have the baby out in seconds. this operation, as we heard, takes hours, before then the baby was born. also, type of an es 2450esh yeah. the goal in the c-section is to keep the baby awake and the mother calm, with good anesthesia so that the anesthesia doesn't go to the baby. in this case you want that anesthesia to the baby because you don't want the baby moving. in blood loss, in a c-section you want to keep the uterus contracted so you don't lose a lot of blood. this is the opposite. it's incredible. >> nice to have you with us. we'll be right back. >> "cbs healthwatch" sponsored by v-8 v-fusion juice. vegetable and fruit juice that just tastes like fruit. discover customersl are getting five percent cashback bonus at the pump... and at many of the places their summer plans take them. it pays to switch, it pays to discover. you get so hooked you'll want to pass it on to a friend. go to getfreshwithafr
as we head in toward the next few days. in fact next weekend these temperatures going to take a big time nose dive plunging below the average as we head in toward next saturday and sunday. that's a look at weather, frank, back to you. >>> all right, lawrence, thank you. 5:06. quick look at today's public transit. bart and muni running on a sunday schedule. there's expray muni service for fireworks shows. golden gate, sam transit, ac transit running on a sunday schedule as well as cal train. judge accordingly. roads are looking pretty good at this hour. >>> casey anthony murder trial will likely be in the hands of the jury later today. jury members will deliberate on what role the florida woman played in the death of her 2- year-old daughter. in closing arguments yesterday the defense cast doubt on forensic evidence and said the toddler's death was an accident. but the prosecution argues the suspect killed her daughter because the girl got in the way of anthony's love life. >>> time now is 5:07. a new set of eyes watching cal train commuters. the new security strategy after a series of de
know we need revenues if we want a big package to solve the deal. now, if it turns out that the other side won't budge on anything, then we're going to be here every day until we get this done. >> senator mcconnell's proposal we mentioned brieflily at the top came after he sat down with the president. what do the white house and other leaders saying about it this morning? >> well, there's a sense of relief. you can almost feel it all across washington today, erica. because senator mcconnell's proposal would help them step back from the brink. the president's spokesperson jay carney said yesterday that default is not an option and they said some positive things about senator mcconnell's proposal. so everyone today is debating that proposal, but there is a sense that it lets some of the pressure off and may help the country avoid default. >> so in some ways, it seems to let some of the pressure off politically because even though the president told you it's time to set politics aside, neither party wants to be the one that causes the u.s. to default. you say a sense of relief. does it s
of the big items on their to do list is a deal to cut the budget deficit and raise the federal debt limit. joining us is senior white house correspondent bill plante. what is the latest on the negotiations? >> reporter: they are deadlocked. still, no further schedule of talks between the white house and coning. republicans remain opposed to any kind of new taxes. and democrats are just as adamant that there has to be some kind of new revenue. congress has raise the debt ceiling 102 times since it was first instituted in 1917. and ten times in the last decade. but never before have the stakes been so high where democrats and republicans so unwilling to budge. norm is a longtime student of congress. >> normally, what you see in these negotiations is tough stances but at least some willingness to go, not halfway, but a quarter of the way where the other side is. >> reporter: in 1983, republican president ronald regulariagan supported a rise. he wrote. nor have democrats always been in favor of raising the limit. in 2006, then senator barack obama voted against an increase, a voed he later ad
degrees. >> reporter: all righty. mbts came first. but now they aren't the only game in town. all the big sneaker companies from puma to reeboks, to sketchers have developed their own line of butt-toning shoes. >> nic shoes. >> reporter: sales of toning shoes have gone up from 145 million in 2009 to a whooping 736 million in 2010. >> increased calorie burn and improved metabolism. >> reporter: each brand has done some kind of scientific research to would have been its shoes are effective. but we talked to the chief science officer for the american council on exercise to get his take. >> none of the major muscles of the lower extremity showed major differences in activity nor did we see any differences in terms of the caloric output. >> reporter: he says the sad truth here is there's no shortcut to getting in shape. so you're absolutely sure that toning shoes are not going to replace me going to a gym. totally sure? >> you know, i would love to tell you otherwise. but based upon our research study as well as the other available evidence, that wouldn't be fair of me to say that. >> reporter
in the long-running amanda knox murder case. >> big news here. the college student from seattle returned to an italian courtroom this morning. she's hoping that a new report criticizing an italian dna expert's handling of the crime scene evidence will help overturn their murder conviction. we'll get you the very latest on today's hearing. >>> we are looking at the tragic end to amy winehouse's life. she joins a sad select group of performers, jimmy hendricks, jim morrison, curt cobain all found dead at that very same age. much too young. we'll take a look at the highs and lows of her all too short career. >>> first, we turn to the new york city hotel maid who says dominique strauss-kahn sexually attacked her. had he is now speaking out for the first time and in the newsweek magazine interview she tells her story of the alleged encounter with the former head of the international monetary fund. >> reporter: the chambermaid who accused one of the world's most powerful men, dominique strauss-kahn of sexual assault and attempted rape now has a face and a name. she is 32 of guinney has broken
prefers a big package, we all do. and i hope that there will be some kind of breakthrough tomorrow. >> reporter: scott, the president said today if they don't get a deal in the next couple of weeks, interest rates could soar, the nation's credit could be downgraded, and the economy could spiral into a second recession, or worse. >> pelley: chip, thank you. by far, the most awe inspiring pictures we've seen this week came from phoenix, arizona, where a cloud of dust seemed to swallow up the entire city last evening. flights were grounded, drivers couldn't see more than a few feet in front of their cars. folks who live in phoenix are calling it the mother of all dust storms. we've been hit by a lot of violent weather this year, and we asked ben tracy to look into why. >> reporter: this is a legitimate haboob, or dust storm. >> reporter: the giant wall of dust that swept into phoenix was bigger than most, a mile high and packing at least 60 mile per hour winds. >> we thought it was a cloud. then we got into it and it was just black. >> reporter: the dust began to gather near tucson wh
raphael of spain yesterday in four sets. this was the first time he was a i believe to beat the big guy in a grand slam match. it was also his first title in a tournament with grass courts. first wimbledon title. congratulations there. >>> plenty to do in the bay area to celebrate the big 4th of july weekend including a number of parades. one of them will be in downtown concord. that starts at 10:00 this morning. and in the north bay novato will have a 4th of july parade at 10:00 in the old town area. and to the south morgan hill parade starts downtown about 10:00. and fireworks of course. celebrations all around the bay area tonight. we have a complete list of places to go and view. all you have to do is go to our website at cbs5.com. time now 4:56. following two developing stories this 4th of july. we're live at a deadly bart station shooting. contra costa county. what >>> we'll be right back. back at the 5:00. ,,,,,,,,,,,, closed, after a police shooting. what led up to the deadly >>> a violent start to the 4th of july. a bart station closed after a police shooting there. what led up
arrived late sunday. they drew big crowds of well wishers, later this week wrap up their 11-day tour in southern california. >>> asian stock markets picked up today right where they left off on friday with solid gains. the nikkei was up almost 1%, hong kong's hang seng rose rose almost 1.5%. this week wall street's closed for the fourth of july holiday. investors will watch for the job numbers later this week. they'll get an update on how america's factories are doing. >>> americans celebrate independence day in lots of different ways. one of the many for families is a trip to a nearby state park. several states have budget problems these days and money for parks is often among the first things cut. kendis gibson reports. >> reporter: for the past decade brian, julianne and their kids have been coming to mcgrath state beach, a state park north of los angeles, but this may be their last independence holiday here. the park is slated to close in september. do you feel you're losing a family member? >> we do. this is our favorite spot. i feel safe here. it's great for families. >> report
was a false alarm. the big clock rolled once again. >> going for main engine start. >> reporter: despite lingering concerns about potential rain and lightning-- >> liftoff, the final liftoff of "atlantis." >> "atlantis" roared toward the heavens. >> the space shuttle spreads its wings one final time for the start of a sentimental journey into history. >> reporter: rocketing into the clouds, the shuttle headed for its sunday rendezvous with the international space station, the shuttle carried 10,000 of pounds of equipment and supplies to the space station, enough to last through 2012. >> "atlantis" go at throttle up. >> reporter: a camera on the external fuel tank focused closely on the heat shield on the belly of the orbiter. a preliminary analysis revealed no worries, no indications that the vulnerable insulating tiles suffered any debris damage on launch. for nasa, this was a textbook start for the end, because when "atlantis" comes home, the 30- year shuttle program will be shut down, a sobering reality that tempered today's celebration. of course, there is still plenty of work to do
on tropical storm don expected to be the first big storm to hit the u.s. this year. don is packing 50-mile-an-hour winds and could reach drought-stricken texas within 24 hours. kevin reece of khou is on the coast in corpus christi, texas, for us this morning. >> reporter: corpus christi bracing for tropical storm don and the first tropical storm i can remember covering most of the people are glad this storm is arriving. some precautions are taken but corpus christi hasn't had significant rain in at least four months so people aren't afraid of this tropical storm and welcoming its actively. some recautions are being taken and going through the marina making sure the boats are secure but not worried about moving any of those boats. no evacuations planned. convention and visitors bureau say no extra precautions out of the ordinary are being taken and hotels are still filling up for tourists for the weekend. locals tell me they hope the tropical storm brings what corpus christi desperately needs, 3 to 5 inches of rain. they hope don stay too long but long enough to remind everyone here what ra
and congressmen don't get social security, they get really big pensions for life, so i don't think they really care whether anybody else out there starves. >> clearly, no one is taking this lightly. >> folks depend on it. rebecca, thanks. >>> there is news this morning of another arrest in the phone hacking scandal in britt. in the meantime, rupert murdoch is pressured to appear about lawmakers in london and washington. dana lewis is in london with more on this this morning. >> reporter: we are hearing a ninth person has been arrested. the former executive editor of "news of the world." the late-breaking news this morning is the british government committee issued a summons for rupert and james murdoch to appear before them to answer questions what they knew in the phone hacking scandal but legally a serious question whether they can be compelled to appear. did this control in high gear. rupert murdoch and his son james in london trying to find a way to put out the fire. in a matter of days, their company news corp shut down a newspaper "news of the world." withdrawn a bid for a pay television
hill is off this week. >>> coming up, amazon.com takes on the state of california. pretty big battle here. the world's laenget online retailer is fighting efforts to force it to collect sales tax from its customers the way other stores do. >> california claims it's losing more than a billion dollars to uncollected taxes from internet sellers, and we're going to look at this fierce fight, which is happening in several states. find out if it means that you'll soon be paying taxes on your online purchases. >>> first, though, betty ngyuen is at the newsdesk with another look at our top headlines. >> good morning, guys. good moerning to you. america's longest running manned space program ended this morning. >> landing here, down and locked. >> the shuttle "atlantis" touched down early this morning at florida's kennedy space center. it is the final landing for the shuttle program, which began 30 years ago. and after touchdown, the four "atlantis" astronauts walked off the space shuttle for their last time and shook hands with nasa officials. >>> in other news, media baron rupert murdoch is
a week. >> paypal accounts. >> reporter: cyber crime is now a big industry. >> we have credit card numbers that can be sold here. >> reporter: f.b.i. agent keith mularski showed us how stolen bank accounts and credit card numbers are now sold on up to 40 black market sites, like this one in bulgaria, complete with electronic shopping carts-- just like many internet sites. >> we went to the site and just registered a user name and put in a password and we got access to it. easy as that. >> to be a disciple of the lord... >> reporter: as for the diocese of des moines, its prayers were answered when the $680,000 was eventually covered by insurance and its bank. pittsford was not so fortunate; it's recovered less than $5,000. because while banks often reimburse individuals, groups like towns and churches find it far more difficult to collect. scott, the f.b.i. says hackers attempted to steal $230 million last year alone. >> pelley: armen, if you're a church or a small business, is there anything you can do to protect yourself? >> reporter: well, there is. the experts tell us the best t
. >> you do that ten times and i give you a big screen tv. >> reporter: now did you just let me win? >> yeah, i did. now i'm going to let you loose. >> reporter: watch what happens when he moves the tee an eighth of an inch. >> we'll build your confidence at first. make you think you're a superstar. then we're going to break you down and take all your money. >> reporter: he told us he had seen people routinely lose $80 or $100 at a time, and even more. we took hidden cameras to ft. hood on july fourth. after three hours of watching soldiers lose their pay, it was time to ask some questions. does it bother you at all ripping these soldiers off with this game with their hard-earned money? >> i don't rip anybody off, sir. >> reporter: yes, you are. this game is completely rigged. >> no, it's not. >> reporter: in a statement century 21 shows said it is our policy that all of the games operate fairly. and if the company receives a complaint about a game, they will investigate it. and any improper operations will be corrected, or the game shut down. even though the manager told us they we
billion a year funding bill for the f.a.a. the old one expired friday. that hits every big weak spot in the economy: jobs. 70,000 construction workers and 4,000 f.a.a. employees furloughed. stimulus: 150 airport construction projects stalled. the deficit: $200 million a week in ticket taxes lost because the f.a.a. has no authority to collect them. there are two main staking points. democrats want to make it easier for airline and railroad workers to unionize, republicans don't. and republicans want cuts in so-called essential air servic services. essential air service pays $163 million tax dollars for airlines to fly on little-used routes that might otherwise shut down. in a cbs news investigation, we took one government subsidized flight from washington to virginia's shenandoah valley. we found just four passengers on board and the plane went on to west virginia empty. today transportation secretary ray lahood urged congress to solve their disputes. >> and for all of my friends on capitol hill who give speeches everyday about jobs, the importance of jobs, putting people to work, thi
increases under the pressure of this deadline and if they agree to a big $4 trillion deal large enough that they would be able to agree to those tax increases. the problem for the white house is the clock is ticking and time's running out. >> pelley: nancy, is there anything on the books in terms of meetings with the president and the house and senate leadership? >> there's nothing right now, scott. in fact, all you hear is a lot of heat going back and forth. the president saying congress needs to get to work, republicans saying, "we're working. if you want to meet with us, come on down to capitol hill and meet with us." the senate has canceled its entire fourth of july recess. they were supposed to be gone all this week. instead they're going to be here starting tomorrow, but it's very unclear what they're going to be doing, because the president doesn't actually have any meetings scheduled with the top republican negotiators. >> pelley: of course, on this july 4 it's a day for parades, and we saw a lot of presidential candidates in parades today. there was mitt romney in new hampshir
remains illusive. a big day from jim axelrod. >> wroos and linda mussman together for 35 years, didn't waste a minute. timing their vows. >> three, two, one. >> to be married when it became legal in new york state. >> you go to the hospital here and there and there's the paper, you know. single, married, divorced or widowed. and there's no place for anything else. >> in new york city, 823 same sex couples registered to marry today. daniel herds and nevin cohen were among that. >> we're so honored to be able to be part of all the married couples, all the loving couples in new york and have the same rights and promise. >> not when it comes to income taxes, inheriting a spouse's social security benefits and family medical leave because federal law does not recognize gay marriage. >> there's even one case with a spouse of a vet paren who is not entitle yo veteran who is not entitled to be buried next to his spouse. >> brad series at the williams institute at the ucla law school says day couples cannot file a joint federal tax return. >> in some cases same sex couples are going to pay mor
. >> reporter: but getting out on the streets is a big part of the job. we went on a walking tour of kandahar's markets. crawford advised i'd be safer wearing a berka. are you used to wearing local clothes? >> i am now. >> reporter: i certainly got a different view of life through a vail. but not the protection we had hoped for. the crowd started stoning us. another stone was just thrown at me. ow! >> hey! knock it off! >> reporter: have you got that before-- ow! we're still getting stones thrown us. >> no, that's the first time. >> reporter: it can be a painful process but working through cultural misunderstandings is part of the job. in this case, the crowd may have mistaken me for an afghan woman walking with foreign men. >> this is a segregated society. >> reporter: the afghan hands volunteers commit to six years in the program, including two year-long deployments in afghanistan. >> it's like nothing else i've ever done in my career. >> reporter: the idea is to create a core group of regional experts. there are roughly 400 serving in afghanistan and pakistan so far. do you see this as the
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